49 CFR 1572.500 - Scope.
(a) Scope. This part applies to -
(1) Individuals who apply to obtain or renew a Transportation Worker Identification Credential and must undergo a security threat assessment under 49 CFR part 1572; and
(2) Entities that collect fees from such individuals on behalf of TSA.
(b) Terms. As used in this part:
TSA agent means the entity approved by TSA to collect and transmit fingerprints and applicant information, and collect fees in accordance with this part.